VFX studio LOOK Effects closes its doors, with staff and projects from its Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver locations moving en masse to commercial VFX boutique MassMarket.
Category: Visual Effects
Global VFX company presents an advanced discussion of its work on ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014.
Method VFX supervisor Nordin Rahhali talks about the whirlwind of visual effects his team whipped up for Steven Quale’s new disaster pic.
Warner Bros. announces dates for nine new DC movies, starting in 2016, giving the studio two DC-based properties in theaters each year, beginning with ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ out March 25, 2016.
Company behind development framework Fabric Engine announces multi-year, multi-site deals with Double Negative, Psyop and Blur Studio.
Cinesite completes visual effects for a major battle sequence in MGM/Paramount Pictures’ latest release, ‘Hercules.’
Leading visualization house provides extensive previs and postvis services to the new Marvel Studios motion picture ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
Hollywood-based VFX house becomes a first-time MTV Video Music Award nominee for the company’s visual effects work for Eminem’s “Rap God” music video.
Visual effects industry veteran joins Framestore’s film studio in Montreal, where he will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the facility.
Post production and visual effects company Encore promotes Jay Bodnar to SVP, Engineering; Tom Kendall to SVP, VFX; and Morgan Strauss to SVP, Operations.
Visual effects studio Luma Pictures standardizes render management and data processing across studios with the purchase of more than 400 seats of Deadline for its Linux-based pipeline.
Rising VFX studio establishes pipeline around Shotgun for production tracking, review, and asset management.
Burbank-based visual effects company Stereo D plans to reduce its California employee base as part of its upcoming move to open a Toronto office.
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning maestro of makeup who helped create the effects for ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at the age of 92.
Following director Christopher Nolan’s surprise appearance at last week’s Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures release the latest trailer for sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ onto the web.
Encore VFX helps realize a fictional Middle Eastern nation for FX’s new drama with exotic set extensions, extravagant CG palaces and city skylines, subtle environmental work and crowd duplication.
Disney releases the first teaser and a dozen new images for ‘Into the Woods,’ arriving in theaters on Christmas Day.
Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies release the first trailer for the animated/live action hybrid, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
ILM, Method Studios, and Digital Domain among featured presenters; Real-Time Live event to showcase rendering advancements for independent filmmaking.